Call for Papers




The International Conference on Radar 2018 (Radar 2018) Organising Committee invites the submission of papers for original work for consideration as an oral or poster presentation in the Radar 2018 Program. The papers should pertain to original research or reports and oral or poster presentations are welcome.

Radar 2018 Paper Submission Guidelines
Radar 2018 Paper Themes

Paper Templates

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Paper Submission Key Dates

Call for Papers Close  Friday, 16 February 2018
Acceptance Notification Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Author Registration Deadline Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Program uploaded to website Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Themes for Submission

Authors must select one of the following themes that your paper relates to:

Radar Systems

  • Automotive radar

  • Ground to air surveillance

  • Surveillance of space radar

  • Naval and maritime surveillance

  • Airborne surveillance

  • Coastal surveillance

  • Fire control radar

  • Over-the-horizon radar

  • Passive radar (coherent)

  • Space radar

  • Air-traffic control

  • Distributed and multi-static radar

  • Meteorological radar

  • Ballistic and cruise missile defence radar

  • Secondary radar

  • Multifunction, active / passive RF-EW systems

  • Common aperture systems

  • LPI radar

  • Networks of sensors

  • Multiplatform / multisite systems


  • Counter-stealth

  • History of radar and radar techniques

Remote Sensing

  • SAR modes for 2D and interferometric SAR

  • Distributed / bistatic or multistatic systems

  • Innovative SAR concepts

  • Maritime Situational Awareness (MSA)

  • Oceanographic radar

Target Imaging and Aided Target Recognition

  • Multi-channel multi-static ISAR

  • Radar tomography

  • High-resolution narrowband radar imaging

  • Compressive sensing based target imaging

  • Auto-focusing techniques

  • Distributed MIMO radar imaging

  • Passive radar imaging

  • Advanced target classification techniques

  • Sensor fusion for target identification

Emerging Radar Applications

  • Indoor radar

  • Gesture detection and tracking

  • Sensors for autonomous systems

  • Autonomous automobiles

  • Radar and drones

  • Mine detection

  • Environment monitoring

  • Pollution detection

  • Docking aids

  • Surveillance of runways / detection of debris

  • Sense and avoid

  • Monitoring in the home

Emerging Technologies

  • Time and frequency sources and distribution

  • Synchronisation

  • Quantum radar

  • Passive detection and location

  • Millimetre radar / radiometry

  • Multi-band radar

  • Ultra-wide band radar

  • Laser radar

  • Machine learning for radar

  • Novel human machine interface

  • High-power solid state

  • RF photonics

  • Superconducting oscillators and filters

  • MEMS for radar applications

  • Conformal, non-standard antennas

  • Bio-inspired radars

  • Health monitoring radars

  • Radar entomology

Waveform Design, Beamforming and Signal and Data Processing

  • Waveform design

  • Multi-input multi-output waveforms and systems

  • Adaptive waveforms

  • Adaptive beamforming

  • Knowledge aided adaptive processing

  • Multi-frequency systems

  • Multi-polarisation techniques

  • Clutter rejection

  • Jamming rejection

  • Detection

  • CFAR

  • Tracking (after / before detection)

  • Waveform diversity

Advanced Sub-systems and Technologies

  • Time and frequency reference systems

  • Direct-sampling clock distribution

  • New antenna concepts

  • Wideband antennas and radomes

  • Antenna calibration

  • Frequency / angular selective structures

  • RF filtering

  • Future T/R modules

  • High-speed analogue to digital converters

  • RF modular architectures

  • Integrated modular avionics

  • Reconfigurable processing architectures

  • Benefits of civilian technologies (COTS)

Radar Management Techniques

  • Cognitive radar

  • Radar beam scheduling and planning

  • Multifunction radar / waveform management

  • Data fusion

  • Resource allocation

  • Compliance with regulations

  • Spectrum out-of-band emission control

  • Multi-criteria optimisation

  • Networks of sensors (that include radar)

Modelling and Simulation

  • Performance prediction

  • Virtual prototyping

  • Environment modelling

  • Performance evaluation

  • System modelling

Radar Environment and Phenomenology

  • Propagation

  • Foliage penetration

  • Ionospheric propagation

  • Target and clutter signatures

  • Low observable design

  • Micro-Doppler signatures and techniques



If your paper does not fit under a specified theme above, but you believe it would be relevant for the Conference program, please let us know by emailing

Summary of Paper Submission Instructions

Step 1: Read the Paper Submission Guidelines for the submission of papers to ensure you understand the paper submission process and requirements.

Step 2: Download the Paper Template document using the button below and insert/add your paper text. 

Step 3: Write your paper submission using the instructions on how to prepare and format your submission. 

Step 4: Follow the step-by-step instructions on submitting your paper via the eOrganiser submission portal. Click the Submit Now button below to access the submission portal.

Paper Template

Authors must prepare their paper in advance using the below templates, authors are to select the template which corresponds to the selected presentation type. Authors can then upload the completed paper via eOrganiser. The submission portal will generate a PDF of your paper which includes the details entered into the system and the body of the uploaded paper template document. If guidelines are not followed, your paper may be declined.

Electronic IEEE Copyright Form

If you are an author submitting a manuscript to an IEEE conference, you must submit an IEEE Copyright Form to the Radar 2018 Conference Managers. To complete the Electronic IEEE Copyright Form, visit the IEEE Website.

Please note: If you do not complete a publication agreement with IEEE by means of signing and submitting an IEEE Copyright Form, your paper cannot be published by IEEE.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author by Wednesday, 18 April 2018. The Conference Managers will not be held responsible for paper submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.


The presenting author will be required to register for the Conference in order to ensure his/her paper(s) is included in the final Program. The deadline for presenting author registration is Wednesday, 2 May 2018.


All papers must be submitted by 11.59pm AEST

Friday, 16 February 2018

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Key Dates

Registration open: 23 October 2017
Paper Submission Close: 16 February 2018
Author Notification: 18 April 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 30 May 2018
Conference Dates: 27 – 30 August  2018

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